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This overview of SSQC includes our services and education programs along with a profile of our firm and industry sectors served.

This overview of SSQC includes our services and education programs along with a profile of our firm and industry sectors served.



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  • This presentation outlines the ways in which Software Systems Quality Consulting (SSQC) can assist potential clients who are actively pursuing software process improvement . The presentation reviews SSQC's capabilities, skills, and experience.

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  • Presentation of SSQC To Potential Clients
  • About SSQC
    • Software Systems Quality Consulting
    • Located in San Jose, California, USA
    • Since 1990 - assisting organizations to develop and improve their software, hardware and systems engineering and management practices
      • CMMI and CMM ®
      • ISO 9001:2000
      • ISO 90003
      • SQA and Testing
      • ISO 15504/SPICE
      • Assessments/Appraisals
      • Consulting
      • Education and Training
    ® CMMI, Capability Maturity Model, Capability Maturity Modeling, and Carnegie Mellon are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • The SSQC Difference: 1
    • Breadth of experience
      • Practitioner, academic, consulting, training
      • The number of industries served
      • International and US
      • In organizations of all sizes
      • Internationally recognized experts in CMMI/CMM and ISO 9001/90003
  • Serving companies in a wide variety of industries
    • Data and Telecommunications
    • Software
    • Semiconductor
    • Manufacturing
    • Services
    Difference: 1
  • Serving Data and Telecomm companies
    • Networks and Wireless
    • Carriers
    • Voice Messaging
    • Routers
    Difference: 1
  • Serving Software companies
    • Financial Applications
    • Data Processing
    • Desktop Publishing
    • Real-Time and Embedded
    • Operating Systems
    • Enterprise Applications
    • Commercial Applications (COTS)
    • Help desk and knowledge management
    Difference: 1
  • Serving Semiconductor companies
    • Equipment Manufacturers
    • FPGA and ASIC Design Software
    • FPGA and ASIC manufacturers
    • Industry Groups - SEMATECH and SEMI
    Difference: 1
  • Serving Manufacturing companies
    • Computers
    • Computer peripherals
    • Point-of-Sale devices
    • Specialty gases for semiconductors
    • Consumer devices
    • DoD Contractors
    • Medical Devices
    Difference: 1
  • Serving Services companies
    • Contract Engineering
    • Customer Support
    • Order fulfillment
    • Logistics
    Difference: 1
  • A partial list of SSQC clients Difference: 1
  • The SSQC Difference: 2
    • Variety of consulting services provided
      • The hands-on support your organization requires both onsite and offsite
        • CMMI implementation consulting
        • CMMI based appraisals
  • CMMI implementation consulting
    • Hands-on implementation
      • Planning
      • Project management
      • Facilitation
      • Mentoring
      • Process mapping
      • Documentation development
      • Technology selection and introduction
    Difference: 2
  • CMMI/CMM based appraisals
    • Hybrid Multi-Model Assessment – HM 2
    • Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI)
    • Mini Assessment
    • Risk Assessment
    • Focused Diagnostic Assessment
    Difference: 2
  • The SSQC Difference: 3
    • Professional education and training
      • Complete course materials
        • Course licensing is available
      • Instructors who are internationally recognized subject matter experts
      • Full, proven curriculum
        • For all levels of management, SEPG members, and workers
        • From beginning to advanced skills
  • CMMI training to support any implementation strategy
      • CMMI as a basis for process improvement
      • Transition from ISO 9001/90003: taking the next step for process improvement
    Difference: 3
  • Complete CMMI/CMM curriculum
    • Executive Overview of the CMMI/CMM
    • Introduction to CMMI – SW/HW/SE – beginning and advanced versions
    • Comparing the CMMI and ISO 9001/90003
    • Focused Process Area workshops - beginning and advanced versions for CMMI
    • Implementation project management for SEPG members
    • Software and Hardware Walkthroughs and Inspections
    • Process Mapping via the UML
    • Streamlining Process and Project Documentation
    • Assessment Team Training
    Difference: 3
  • Specialized and Advanced Topics
    • Requirements Engineering: A Practical Approach to Modeling and Managing Requirements
    • Software Estimation Bootcamp
    • Software Measurement Bootcamp
    • Advanced Measurement and Management - Toward Quantitative Management of Engineering Processes
    • SPICE: An introduction to ISO 15504
    • Taking the Next Step – Advancing from ISO to the CMM/CMMI
    • I-SPI: Integrated SPI based on IEEE/ISO 12207
    • Riding the Wild Spaghetti: Addressing the proliferation of International Standards
    Difference: 3
  • SSQC’s approach to training
    • Unique graphical approach to representing and communicating the CMMI and CMM
      • Simplifies the content of the models
      • Minimizes language dependency
      • Accelerates mastery and maximizes retention
    • Fully integrated exercises, practical examples, and interactive workshops that reinforce concepts
    Difference: 3
  • SSQC strategic relationships
    • When additional resources or specialized skills are required SSQC draws on established relationships, e.g.
      • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
      • Software Reliability, Safety and Related Metrics
      • Software Testing Automation
      • Additional Lead Appraisers for large appraisals
  • SSQC strategic relationships - continued
    • To remain on the leading edge of software engineering trends, SSQC partners with professional organizations and academic institutions
  • SSQC strategic relationships - continued
    • SSQC is a licensed and charter member of the SEI Partner Network and provides the following CMMI training and assessment services
      • Introduction to CMMI® for Development (CMMI-DEV), Version 1.2 - Staged and Continuous
      • CMMI certification through a SCAMPI SM A appraisal, including High Maturity Level 4 and Level 5 Appraisals
      • SCAMPI B and C appraisals for process improvement and pre-assessments
      • SSQC’s Bill Deibler has been awarded the SCAMPI High Maturity Lead Appraiser certification from Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute
        • This certification recognizes expertise for determining that an organization has demonstrated the capability to quantitatively manage its projects to produce high-quality, predictable results at CMMI Maturity Levels 4 and 5.
      • SSQC's action focused diagnostic mini-assessments for launching a process improvement program based on CMMI
  • Professional contribution
    • SSQC’s papers and articles have been published in the following journals/books
  • Professional contribution - continued
    • SSQC’s papers and tutorials have been presented at the following conferences
  • Contact Information
    • Bill Deibler
    • Software Systems Quality Consulting
    • 2269 Sunny Vista Drive
    • San Jose, CA 95128
    • Phone +1-408-985-4476
    • [email_address]
    • www.ssqc.com